Definition of slewing in English:


Syllabification: slew·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈslo͞oiNG


  • The response of an electronic device to a sudden large increase in input, especially one that causes the device to respond at its maximum rate.
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    • The BAT detects bursts and initiates the autonomous slewing to bring the XRT and the Ultraviolet / Optical Telescope within focus of the burst.
    • The performances of a six-position dwell calibration and an optimal slewing calibration are determined to be dependent on the mission.
    • For example, the slewing maneuvers will arise with application of torque.

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